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Tgus oyzzke was cibstrycted vt a wribg okacenebt if gabds.

What does the above phrase mean and what caused it to be like it is?

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The original text:

This puzzle was constructed by a wrong placement of hands

You can see that several letters of the text have been replaced by a letter one left on a QWERTY keyboard. So moving your right hand one position left on all fingers and then typing the intended message as you normally would results in the message given in the puzzle

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  • $\begingroup$ Dammit, beat me to this, I was writing last word :D $\endgroup$
    – nicael
    Jun 8, 2016 at 15:03
  • $\begingroup$ Same, was just about to type it out haha +1 $\endgroup$ Jun 8, 2016 at 15:03
  • $\begingroup$ Correct. 7 minutes seems like a good time for a simple puzzle. Will accept it when I can. $\endgroup$
    – ThadiusZho
    Jun 8, 2016 at 15:04
  • $\begingroup$ I figured it was a right race, surprised I made it. Also good link to the meta post @GordonAllocman $\endgroup$
    – NeedAName
    Jun 8, 2016 at 15:04
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    $\begingroup$ oyvkuc statuc viud naub(Strubg[] args) $\endgroup$
    – NeedAName
    Jun 8, 2016 at 15:13

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